Category: Food and Wine

the sun shines in New Orleans

Now that I’m home from New Orleans and have some new photos to share, I’ll be back to posting more regularly. For the foreseeable future, it will likely be very heavy on New Orleans pics. We arrived on a Tuesday evening, after the sun… Continue Reading “the sun shines in New Orleans”

My Regina

I like online shopping, but I know it’s also important to support local businesses.  It was a very blah, grey, cold, dreary (did I mention blah?) Saturday in Regina, and instead of hunkering down on the couch in my comfy pants, it was a… Continue Reading “My Regina”

wine in the rain

A little drizzle is no problem when this is the view while enjoying a glass of wine on vacation… The wine is a California Pinot Noir, Meiomi 2012, recommended by the bartender at the Castaway Cafe, the restaurant at Maui Kaanapali Villas. It’s not… Continue Reading “wine in the rain”

roasted vegetable salad

When I first started my blog, I thought I would post a lot of food pictures because I love food and I also enjoy cooking and making up recipes as I go.  My thought was it would be fun to document some of my… Continue Reading “roasted vegetable salad”


Mmmm…a perfect cappuccino…

chocolate peanut butter fudge

My chocolate peanut butter fudge picture is not Martha Stewart worthy, but it tastes pretty good. I’m a Type 1 diabetic, and when I started looking for fudge recipes I was horrified by the amount of sugar that was in some of them.  I’ve… Continue Reading “chocolate peanut butter fudge”

The Tucci Cookbook

I love reading cookbooks, even if I don’t make any recipes from them, I like looking at the pictures, reading the descriptions, and imagining the possibilities.  This is my latest favourite, even though I haven’t made anything from it yet.  It’s a gorgeous book,… Continue Reading “The Tucci Cookbook”

Banff Springs

I didn’t do too much planning for the trip to Banff so there were only  two things on my must do list – go to Lake Louise and actually go into the Banff Springs Hotel and wander around instead of just admiring it from… Continue Reading “Banff Springs”

Fall Sunset

I spent a very frustrating day off setting up my new laptop. I had hoped to go out late this afternoon to try to take some fall scene pictures, but by then I was just frustrated, so that’s when I take to the kitchen!… Continue Reading “Fall Sunset”


A friend who is an amazing gardener gave me these tomatoes. He and has wife have a massive garden on their balcony, plus two community garden plots. He told me the names of the tomatoes but I don’t remember… I just know they tasted… Continue Reading “Tomatoes!”